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NIOSH Interim Guidelines for Fire Fighting Operations in the Hurricane Katrina Response   [open pdf - 222KB]

"The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides the following interim guidelines for preventing injury, illness, and death among fire fighters working in the response to Hurricane Katrina. Potential problems in responses to hurricanes, floods, and other largescale natural disasters include lapses in command and operating procedures, and lack of or shortages in communication, fire fighting tools and equipment, and personal protective equipment (PPE)."

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2005-09-08
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